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Pick Guard Color for Blizzard Pearl

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Aeroprof, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Aeroprof

    Aeroprof

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    Got myself a new MIA Blizzard Pearl P Bass. Love it.......well, except for the white pick guard.

    What are your thoughts on the color for a new pick guard? Tort is *the* choice for Oly White ;). What about Tort for Blizzard White? Other color?

    Post pictures if you've got 'em!
  2. Marton

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    Enough said !
  3. yamaha

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    This is my Jazz in Olympic White with Pearl & Tort

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  4. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

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    I picked up a Blizzard Pearl Jazz a year or two ago and had the same dilemma as you. I got a Tort guard for it, but after awhile, I put the white one back on. I actually think the white looks better with the BP. Normally, I don't like white p/g's, but they look good on the BP's. I also like white on the Vintage White's (which is a yellowed color. Here is the BP with the tort and the white.

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    I also think a white pearloid would look good.
  5. RonChase

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  6. C.Linton

    C.Linton Supporting Member

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    This may not be the popular opinion, but I HATE tort PG's. I personally would go for a black one.
  7. EagleMoon

    EagleMoon Supporting Member

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    I had a jazz in that color and I put one of the black abalone pickguards on it. Looked the best by far. I did a lot of photoshopping to figure out colors and it looked the best to me.

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  8. Aeroprof

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    Very nice, EagleMoon!
  9. EagleMoon

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    Thanks! It looked even better in person. Tort, to me, makes the bass take on a brownish cast which I didn't like...since the bass kind of changes color depending on the lighting.
  10. rhopper

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    I would go with black.
  11. thesilence

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    what about a black pearloid
  12. m.oreilly

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    now that is very nice indeed ;)
  13. Sartori

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    White. Or black.
  14. pasta4lnch

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    ooh - that's cool! I was going to say tort or black, but this gets my vote. I typically go traditional . . . but this is cool!
  15. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Would you happen to have a cookie for me? Supporting Member

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    That abalone is very fine. Do you recall from where you purchased that p/g?
  16. SharkUSMC

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  17. EagleMoon

    EagleMoon Supporting Member

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    Yep, WD Music was where I got it. You can order on Ebay or from them directly. It was an exact fit.
  18. Aeroprof

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    Any more pix out there?
  19. ghostdog93

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    +1.

    Just a personal preference. Nothing against you tort fans out there, but I've never really liked the look. I'd go for black or black pearl if it was my bass; the white pickguard looks pretty neat on the Blizzard Pearl body, though.
  20. yellofury

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    I don't have Blizzard Pearl but I do have an older Inca Silver

    Black pearl guard:
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    and gloss black:
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